Applied History of Health and Health Sciences

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Event Calendar

 

5th Annual J Willis Hurst
History of Medicine Symposium

Friday September 26, 2008

1 PM to 5 PM

Lecture Hall 110 at Emory University School of Medicine

CME Credit 3.5 hours

Sponsored by Piedmont Healthcare

Other support provided by

 Atlanta Medical History Society, Emory Healthcare, Emory University School of Medicine, Northside Hospital, Applied History of Health and Health Sciences Program at the Rollins School of Public Health, St. Joseph’s Hospital

 

1 PM

Introductory Remarks

Mark Silverman, MD, MACP, FRCP

Piedmont Hospital &

Professor Emeritus Emory University, President  Atlanta Medical History Society

Moderator

Clyde Partin, MD, FACP

Associate Professor Of Medicine

Emory University

1:10 to 1:40

Misfortune’s Catalogue: A Brief History of the MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)

Frederic E. Shaw, MD, JD

Editor, MMWR,  NCHM/CDC

Adjunct Professor, Rollins School of Public Health

Emory University

1:40 to 2:30

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Norman Shumway, Christiaan Barnard and the Story of Heart Transplantation

David K.C. Cooper, MD, PhD, FRCS

Professor of Surgery

Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

2:30 to 3:00

Genetics & Neuropsychiatric  Disorders:  Lessons from the History of Tourette Syndrome

Howard I. Kushner, PhD

Nat C. Robertson Distinguished Professor, Dept of Behavioral Sciences, Rollins School of Public Health & Graduate Institute of Liberal  Arts

Emory University

3:00 to 3:20

Break

Refreshments Provided

3:20 to 4:00

Rudolf  Virchow and the Rise of Social Medicine                                                                             

 

 

Daniel A. Pollock, MD

Surveillance Branch Chief

Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Professor, Dept of Emergency Medicine

Emory University

4:00 to 4:30

Comical Containment:   Spanish Editorial Cartoons of the 1918-1919 Flu Epidemic

Ryan A.  Davis, PhD Candidate

Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Emory University

4:30 to 5:00

Joseph Goldberger and the Conquest of Pellagra

Myron Schultz, MD, FACP

Senior Medical Officer, Division of Health Studies

NCEH/ATSDR, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention;  Adjunct Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health

Emory University

Latest revision  1 July 08

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Completed

 

Helen Keane, Ph.D.
(Australian National University)

"Pleasure and Discipline in the Uses of Ritalin"

Nov. 8
Rita Anne Rollins Room (860)
Rollins School of Public Health
4 p.m.

 

 

Michael Fellman, Ph.D.
(Simon Fraser University, British Columbia)

Nassir Ghaemi, MD, MPH
(Emory University)

Sander L. Gilman, Ph.D.

(Emory University)

Howard Kushner, Ph.D.
(Emory University)


Panel Discussion

"Whatever Happened to Psychohistory?"

Nov. 5
Room 111
Rollins School of Public Health
12 p.m.

 

 

Suzanne Junod, Ph.D.
(U.S. Food and Drug Administration)

"Progressive Era Skeptics: A 'Cartoon' History of Early Food and Drug Regulation"

Oct. 25
Rita Anne Rollins Room (860)
Rollins School of Public Health
4 p.m.

 

 

Howard Markel, MD, Ph.D.
(University of Michigan)

"Non-pharmaceutical Interventions Implemented by US Cites During the 1918-1919 Influenza Pandemic"

Sept. 27
Rita Anne Rollins Room (860)
Rollins School of Public Health
4 p.m.

 

Thursday, April 12, 4:00 p.m.
Room 721

Rollins School of Public Health
1518 Clifton Rd.

Erik Oliver, Ph.D.
(University of Chicago)

"Fat Politics: The Making of America's Obesity Epidemic"

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Thursday, April 19, 4:00 p.m.
Rita Anne Rollins,
Rm. 860

Rollins School of Public Health
1518 Clifton Rd.

Dorothy Porter, Ph.D.
(University of California San Francisco)

"The Social Contract of Health in the Twentieth and Twenty-first Centuries: Individuals, Corporations and the State"

 


Thursday, March 1, 4:00 p.m.
Rita Anne Rollins,
Rm. 860

Rollins School of Public Health
1518 Clifton Rd.

Gary S. Belkin, M.D., Ph.D.
(New York University School of Medicine)

"Bioethics Was a Mistake (?!) -- Using History to Think About
Medical Ethics"